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List of charges against 4 Memon family convicts

Written by: Staff

Mumbai, Sep 12 (UNI) Chartered Accountant Yakub Memon, one of the four members of the Memon family convicted today by a TADA court in the 1993 serial blast case, was chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) under the various sections of the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) and Indian Penal Code(IPC).

He was charged with having actively participated in the criminal conspiracy hatched by prime absconding accused Dawood Ibrahim and Tiger Memon at the instance of Pakistan intelligence agency, ISI.

Five main charges against him were that he had arranged and disbursed funds for executing the conspiracy. He mobilised finances through co-accused Mulchand Shah and a company which belonged to his absconding brother, Ayub Memon.

Yakub was also charged with arranging air tickets to enable other accused undergo weapons training in Pakistan and also made arrangenments for their lodging and boarding.

He had purchased a motor vehicle, which besides being used for transporting arms and ammunition, was also used to explode RDX.

Yakub had also helped co-accused in storing suitcases filled with arms, ammunition, hand grenades and detonators, which were part of the consignment smuggled into the country by Tiger Memon and his associates.

He also possessed deadly arms and ammunition unauthorisedly in a notified area and allowed his premises to be used for storing them.

Yakub was arraigned under section 3(3) of TADA Act, Explosive Substances Act and various provisions of IPC.


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